Kim Booth MP
Member for Bass
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Public Sector Debacle Sees No-Confidence Moved in Premier
“The Premier has lost control of this issue. Will Hodgman has presided over a government which has allowed the situation to escalate to the degree that in just seven short months the state has witnessed the largest industrial action in over twenty years,” Mr Booth said.
Liberals Entrench Gun Culture
“The measures announced by Minister Hidding today to water down the state’s gun laws are an unnecessary and out of step with the majority of the community,” Mr Booth said.
EMRS Poll Response
“Tasmanians do not like broken election promises or being lied to,” Mr Booth said..
Liberals Must Detail Additional Forestry Subsidies
“It is extremely irresponsible to require Forestry Tasmania to cover the costs of underwriting contractors’ log truck fuel without even finding out how much that will cost the GBE, which is in effect costing the public purse,” Mr Booth said.
Make Last Sitting Week Constructive Challenge to Hodgman
“This final parliamentary sitting week for 2014 offers the Premier an opportunity to pull back and undo some of the division and damage that his gung-ho government has done,” Mr Booth said.
Gutwein's Guillotine Unnecessary
“Mr Gutwein cannot have it both ways. He cannot claim to have fixed a ‘recession’ over the last six months, during which the current number of public sector workers were employed, and then post-recession assert that over 820 Tasmanian jobs must be cut or the state finances will suffer,” Mr Booth said.
Auditor-General Audit of Public Sector Means Job Cuts Must Halt
“Premier Hodgman must immediately place a halt on any government moves to cut public sector jobs while this independent and high level compliance audit is underway,” Mr Booth said.
Unique Plan a Recipe for Secret Deals for Liberal Mates
“This is the latest shocking example of poor governance by the Hodgman government,” Mr Booth said.
Visit by Chinese President Highlights Opportunities & Needed Reforms
“The Greens welcome President Xi Jinping, and we hope that his interest in Tasmania will extend to an interest in social and environmental issues which matter to many Tasmanians,” Mr Booth said.